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making the grade

process within modern HIGHER EDUCATION, and also schools, in which the ‘faculty makes the rules’ and students provide only the responses which faculties formally require, i.e. they direct their efforts largely at achieving good grades, neglecting the wider purposes of education (Becker et al., 1968). See also BECKER.
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Middle schools fared about the same with 8 percent meeting math and English goals while the percentage of high schools making the grade soared to 50 percent from 19 percent.
The Making the Grade report indicates the Regional Bell Operating Companies (RBOCs) have failed to open their local markets as mandated by the federal Telecommunications Act of 1996.
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Low SFA utilization in the field has contributed to over 50 percent of SFA deployments not making the grade.